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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel by train, bus, subway, taxi or foot

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Train  •  3 min

  1. Take the train from Principe Pio to Piramides C1 / ...

€5 - €7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 min

  1. Take the bus from La Latina to Toledo - Pasillo Verde 18 / ...

€1 - €2

3 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Callao to Urgel 5

€3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel 6.6 km

€11 - €14

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel 4.1 km

Madrid City Center → Carabanchel
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carabanchel is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Carabanchel is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel is to bus which costs €1 - €2 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel is to train which costs €5 - €7 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Latina and arriving at Toledo - Pasillo Verde. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Principe Pio and arriving at Piramides. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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It is approximately 4 km to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel.

The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel without a car is to train which takes 3 min and costs €5 - €7.

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The train from Principe Pio to Piramides takes 3 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Madrid City Center to Carabanchel bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, depart from La Latina station.

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Madrid City Center to Carabanchel train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, depart from Principe Pio station.

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The best way to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel is to train which takes 3 min and costs €5 - €7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €1 - €2 and takes 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel.
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  • Distance: 3.5 km
  • Duration: 3 min

What companies run services between Madrid City Center, Spain and Carabanchel, Spain?

Renfe Cercanias operates a train from Principe Pio to Piramides every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 3 min. Renfe Viajeros also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Empresa Municipal de Transportes operates a bus from La Latina to Toledo - Pasillo Verde every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Principe Pio to Piramides
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Piramides
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Empresa Municipal de Transportes
Avanza Interurbanos
Phone
91 695 24 70
Email
atencion.cliente@avanzainterurbanos.es
Website
avanzainterurbanos.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Madrid Atocha to P. Sta. Mariá Cabeza - Baleares
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
avanzainterurbanos.avanzagrupo.com
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Av.Ciudad De Barcelona-Est. Atocha to Via Lusitana-Pza.Eliptica
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Other operators
Taxi from Madrid City Center to Carabanchel
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Taxi Reserva
Phone
+34 910 85 54 44
Website
taxireserva.es
Taxi Airport Madrid
Phone
+34 685 31 42 67
Website
taxiairportmadrid.com
Radio Taxi Madrid Aeropuerto
Phone
+34 911 76 00 81
Website
taxiaeropuertobarajas.com
Joinup
Phone
+34 915 33 14 64
Website
joinup.es

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Madrid City Center to Carabanchel bus services, operated by Empresa Municipal de Transportes, arrive at Toledo - Pasillo Verde station.

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Madrid City Center to Carabanchel train services, operated by Renfe Cercanias, arrive at Piramides station.

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